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Developmental Playgroup Coordinator

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Parent Services Project, Inc.
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Point Reyes Station, CA
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 29 días

Founded in 1980, Parent Services Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating family support, engagement and leadership into early childhood programs, schools and family-serving organizations. We believe that families are leaders in their children’s programs, schools and communities, where they are part of building equitable partnerships based on mutual respect. Families’ engagement and leadership creates social change and equity for all, and as a result, all children develop to their fullest potential surrounded by a caring community.

Position

The Playgroup Coordinator will have responsibility for coordinating two to three weekly (in-person and virtual) developmental playgroups in West Marin. Coordinator will conduct outreach, education and one-on-one support for families – with a focus on promoting preschool and kindergarten readiness, family engagement and developing community leaders. This position includes: supporting the early childhood education of families with children 0-3 years old, connecting families with resources and information, and working with community partner agencies. The position requires knowledge of local West Marin resources for families, a strong understanding of child development, the ability to listen and understand various stakeholder interests and the ability to build trusting relationships with all families. The Playgroup Coordinator will develop and implement programs and services that strengthen families’ engagement, knowledge of parenting/child development and advocacy on behalf of children, families and communities.

 This position may increase to full time.

 Roles/Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate two to three weekly community-based playgroups that bring parents/caregivers and their children ages 0-3 together to take part in developmentally appropriate, school readiness and literacy based activities.
  2. Meet with individual families and assess their interests and needs using a strengths-based process; connect families to available community resources and information. Conduct follow-up with families after making referrals to identify if needs were met.
  3. Conduct individual outreach to families for leadership trainings, community-based events, etc through phone calls, in-person interactions, and presentations at meetings.
  4. Engage and support families’/community members as leaders. Using peer-to-peer, strength-based and culturally-relevant approaches, link families to opportunities that support children’s optimal development and strengthen families and communities. 
  5. Develop and foster collaborative relationships with existing and new agency partners, with a focus on building family leadership through joint efforts.
  6. Maintain and build knowledge of issues in the field such as early school success, college readiness, male involvement, supporting dual-language learners and federal/state education policies important for family engagement/leadership.
  7. Represent Parent Services Project and the importance of early child development, family engagement and leadership in related initiatives and public venues.
  8. Track project budgets and contribute to written reports and proposals as needed.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of parenting and child development.
  • Experience working with diverse, low-income families in an early education, school and/or community-based setting. Direct work facilitating groups, teaching or providing training preferred. 
  • Strong passion for strengthening families and communities. Ability to build trust with families using a strengths-based approach.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, listening and presentation skills; able to interact comfortably with a variety of constituents.
  • Flexible and goal-oriented, with a commitment to high standards of excellence and teamwork.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, and travel regionally on occasion.
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office computer programs.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred plus at least 1 year related experience required. 
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License and car insurance.
  • Ability to lift 40lbs. 


Founded in 1980, Parent Services Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating family support, engagement and leadership into early childhood programs, schools and family-serving organizations. We believe that…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Parcial
  • Fecha de inicio
    1 de diciembre de 2021
  • Educación
    Bachillerato
Salario
USD $25.000 - USD $30.000
/ año
Cafeteria benefits plan includes health, dental, vision and paid vacation and sick leave

Nivel de Idiomas

Must be bilingual in Spanish and English

Must be bilingual in Spanish and English

Ubicación

Presencial
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956, USA

Cómo aplicar

Submit a cover letter, resume and three references via email to: bfregoso@parentservices.org

Parent Services Project is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

Submit a cover letter, resume and three references via email to: bfregoso@parentservices.org

Parent Services Project is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled…

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